Information about what counts as CPD, examples of CPD and how to record on your online account.
CPD is an important part of our professional standards which aim to improve public safety and confidence in social work.
You must record CPD on your online account to meet our registration renewal requirements.
On 5 January 2021, we will randomly select 2.5% of social workers for validation assessment.
Information for people who applied to renew their registration but did not record any valid CPD by 30 November 2020.
You should always be looking for ways to improve your practice so you can provide the best possible support.
We recognise that many social workers on our register do not directly offer social work support, or do not have a caseload.
Your CPD should be personal to you and your practice. These examples should not be viewed as best practice.
A quick guide to recording your CPD to help you get the best out of your CPD and to prepare for registration renewals.
Our professional standard relating to CPD (standard 4) sets out what you need to do to maintain your registration.